The Aberdeen Proteome Facility provides a proteomics service for academic and commercial users. The services include advice on sample preparation for all analyses, high resolution 2D electrophoresis, computer analysis of 2D Gels using Phoretix 2D software, tryptic peptide mapping and mass spectrometry, automated Edman sequencing, and full database searching for protein identification.
The York Centre of Excellence in Mass Spectrometry provides a means for you to access state-of-the-art instrumentation, along with the necessary expertise to develop your research in many areas, such as therapeutic protein discovery and characterisation, post-genomic sciences, gas-phase ion chemistry, chemical catalyst discovery, and many more.
The Centre undertakes research in metabolomics and provides services for the comprehensive chemical and informatic analysis of plant and microbial metabolites, including NMR and mass spectrometry. The website includes protocols, glossary of terms, and a list of resources.
Among other services, the facility offers protein/peptide sequencing, large and small scale peptide synthesis (Fmoc), MALDI mass spectrometry, circular dichroism (CD), SDS-PAGE/electroblotting, isoelectric focusing (IEF), in-gel digestion/peptide mass fingerprinting, tandem mass spectrometry (LC-MS, LC-MS/MS and LC/LC-MS/MS), and analysis of biomolecular interactions using the Biacore T100 Surface Plasmon Resonance (SPR) instrument. Their website also includes a handy page of manuals and protocols.
This is one of the largest proteomics facilities in Europe and they offer services to both external academic and industrial customers. They have worked with members of the plant community so have expertise in this area. Amongst other things they possess an excellent reputation for: delivery of service, value for money, efficiency and speed, and confidentiality. We are always pleased to receive enquiries from existing or potential clients and aim to provide the best service to meet the requirements of your specific research project. For more information please contact Dougie Lamont
The Centre undertakes collaborative proteomics-based projects with both U.K. and international academic institutions on a number of both well characterised and novel organisms. Projects include protein profiling, quantitative proteomic studies, phosphorylation and post-translational modification mapping. The use of bioinformatic approaches is crucial to a significant number of the projects undertaken, with four dual processor servers, 20 Tb of data storage capacity and a bioinformatics cluster (Apple) based in the Centre for Systems Biology available.
YCGP Mass Functional Proteomics Facility provides centralised analytical and informatics tools for the study of complex datagenerated from proteomic, metabolomic and chemical probe experiments which analyse effects of environmental and genetic perturbations on cells, tissues and organisms.
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